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September 11-12, 2021
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Blue tells the story of a loving, tight-knit family in modern-day Harlem struggling against increasing odds as the father proudly dons the blue uniform of NYPD while his son grows more politically active and socially aware.


September 25, 2021
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Transcendence is motion. Falling into the sublime is motion. Both are the sweet effects of BLISS, the soul-soothing paean by acclaimed Icelandic multi-disciplinary artist Ragnar Kjartansson. Performed at The Historic Michigan Building Theatre.

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National Friendship Day 2021

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Today is National Friendship Day, so we thought we would highlight a ...

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Opera in the Park 2021

Michigan Opera Theatre in partnership with Detroit Parks & Recreation presents Opera In The Park. Enjoy a free one-hour performance from members of our MOT Studio and MOT Touring Ensemble, including an accessible mix of favorites from Opera, Broadway and the American Songbook!

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Former Students on Karen VanderKloot DiChiera

As MOT salutes Karen VanderKloot DiChiera on her 80th birthday, we recognize the thousands of people whose lives have been impacted by her work- in...

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Karen V. DiChiera: Composer

In addition to her work as an arts educator, administrator, and stage director, Karen VanderKloot DiChiera is also an accomplished composer, a role...

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